The significance and cultural value of experimental theatre and performance practices, their relation to other disciplines and potential to affect cultural change.
This book is packed with thoughtful exercises distilled from twenty-five years of interdisciplinary artist workshops and teaching devising and performance making at universities in the United States and the United Kingdom. Created and curated by Leslie Hill and Helen Paris, artists who work internationally at the interface of academia and professional practice, this collection provides exercises for devising, composing, and editing original works.
Canada’s longest-running new works festival is a hotbed of experimentation, where artists explore new possibilities in theatre, dance, music, and performance art.
In 2021, Rhubarb proposes an alternative: the creation of a physical performative publication that attempts to capture the energy of Rhubarb and, perhaps, recreate the live performance experience itself.
Over 20 artists respond to the prompt to bring performances to the page, with some projects published in the festival publication itself, and other interventions performed on the book after printing. Contributions range from colouring pages to a fever-dream drag performance; from a meal to music inspired by the turning of a page; and from choreographic scores to unearthed histories, real or imagined.
Issue No 9 of Substanz featuring work from Performance Oper-Air St.Gallen 2018.
Text in German and English.
Kindly Donated for the Swiss Live Art Study Room Guide.
An evening with artists readings of extracts from significant books held in LADA’s Study Room. Part of LADA at 20.
Tells the story of the theatre blogosphere from the dawn of the carefully crafted longform post to today’s digital newsletters and social media threads.
Examines fandom as a set of practices for approaching and writing about art.
On observing the Wooster Group process.
Artists from the Tempting Failure 2018 festival, photographed on an instant camera in the moments after their performance.
Brochure for the Live Art programme at the Liverpool Biennial 2002 (18-21 September).
A collection of case studies from Live Art UK, the publication responds to the recent successes of Live Art and highlights those artists, projects and initiatives which are re-politicising and re-energising our arts spaces, sharing radical works and ideas with a public who are themselves being forced to do more with less.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).
An idyllic location, a perfect spot, but something just isn’t quite right, something doesn’t fit.
Part of LADA Screens 14. The film was available online 23 August – 6 Spetember 2016 on the LADA Screens Channel.
Charts the choppy waters of gut feelings, capturing the flotsam and jetsam of impulse, desire and fights to the death.
Part of LADA Screens 14.